Product Specialist

Fulltime, -

Shanghai, Shanghai, China Apply Now Apply until: 31 Dec 2020


The objective of this position is to actively manage the Home & Personal Care product portfolio and product data throughout Asia for the benefit of customer growth, product life cycle management, and operational discipline, through below activities

  • Prompt, accurate, and thorough responses to customers
  • Support sales and marketing team for the purpose of business growth
  • Manage Product Introduction & Change process to ensure cross-functional alignment and execution
  • Maintain discipline within product offering and reduce complexity of operations
  • Provide tools to define product offering, business service standards, and product information library to be used cross-functionally
  • Provide product support to Product Regulatory teams to ensure product compliance
  • Ensure accuracy of SAP master product data
    Main Tasks:
    Customer Growth
  • Answering prioritized customer questionnaires and customer questions
  • Providing specifications and typical data for external product information (PDS, brochures etc.)
  • Creating statements regarding raw materials and finished products
    Product Life Cycle
  • Management of product life cycle, including new product introduction, product changes, and product eliminations 
  • Responsible for identifying product candidates for product elimination to reduce complexity
    Operational Discipline
  • Owning and maintaining the Active Product Listing
  • Evaluating HS codes to facilitate the export of products
  • Coordinating harmonization of product specifications between manufacturing sites
  • Assigning and maintaining product hierarchies in SAP
  • Leading improvement projects to improve our operational discipline
  • 5-7 years relevant experience
  • Various functional experience, including Sales, Marketing, Product, Quality, PSRA, Manufacturing is a plus
  • In depth knowledge of the assigned product portfolio and production locations capabilities
  • Office based job with about 10% travel
  • BSc / MSc in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering or related field

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31 Dec 2020
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